Polyolefins are used for blow moulded or rotationally moulded components, e.g. toys, for heat-shrink tubing used to mechanically and electrically protect connections in electronics,and for rash guards or undergarments for wetsuits.
Polyolefin sheets or foams are used in a wide variety of packaging applications, sometimes in direct contact with food.
Polyolefin elastomer POE is used as a main ingredient in the molded flexible foam technology such as in the fabrication of self skinned footwear (for example, Crocs shoes), seat cushions, arm rests, spa pillows, etc. Hydrogenated polyalphaolefin (PAO) is used as a radar coolant